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Report: 4-year-old dies after shooting self with gun belonging to state trooper dad

Report: 4-year-old dies after shooting self with gun belonging to state trooper dad Authorities say the 4-year-old son of an Ohio state trooper found his father's gun and accidentally shot and killed himself.A coroner ruled Monday that all evidence points to the boy shooting himself after finding an unsecured weapon inside his home in Toledo.…
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Report: 4-year-old dies after shooting self with gun belonging to state trooper dad

Authorities say the 4-year-old son of an Ohio state trooper found his father’s gun and accidentally shot and killed himself.A coroner ruled Monday that all evidence points to the boy shooting himself after finding an unsecured weapon inside his home in Toledo. Police say the boy on Sunday had been taken to a hospital where he died.The coroner identified the boy as 4-year-old Evan Sun. Authorities say he suffered one gunshot wound to the head.The State Highway Patrol identified the trooper and boy’s father as Fu Sun of its Toledo post.Toledo police say the investigation is continuing and the patrol says it will look into the division-issued gun involved in the shooting.Patrol Superintendent Richard S. Fambro called the death of Sun’s child a “devastating loss” in a statement to Fox News.“There are no words to describe such a loss,” Fambro said. “Our thoughts and prayers have been, and will continue to be, with Trooper Sun, his family, friends and co-workers.”

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) —

Authorities say the 4-year-old son of an Ohio state trooper found his father’s gun and accidentally shot and killed himself.

A coroner ruled Monday that all evidence points to the boy shooting himself after finding an unsecured weapon inside his home in Toledo. Police say the boy on Sunday had been taken to a hospital where he died.

The coroner identified the boy as 4-year-old Evan Sun. Authorities say he suffered one gunshot wound to the head.

The State Highway Patrol identified the trooper and boy’s father as Fu Sun of its Toledo post.

Toledo police say the investigation is continuing and the patrol says it will look into the division-issued gun involved in the shooting.

Patrol Superintendent Richard S. Fambro called the death of Sun’s child a “devastating loss” in a statement to Fox News.

“There are no words to describe such a loss,” Fambro said. “Our thoughts and prayers have been, and will continue to be, with Trooper Sun, his family, friends and co-workers.”

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